"He's going down the line 100 percent and moving good on defense," Melvin told the Tribune. "Next up for him is to get multiple-hit games back-to-back."
Nakajima's rehab assignment can only last until May 23, at which point he'll either have to be placed on the active roster or assigned to the minor leagues. He's recovering from a left hamstring injury.
The hitless game dropped Jaso's line to .250/.339/.313 with just one home run in 128 plate appearances this season.
Working his way back from forearm tightness, Burnett is expected to be activated from the disabled list before Tuesday's game.
Santana has managed to last at least six innings in each of his eight starts this year while compiling a 2.77 ERA. He'll face his former team, the Angels, Thursday.
Grandal went 2 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI. He is not scheduled to play Sunday, but will resume his rehab on Monday. He is eligible to return from suspension on May 28.
The win broke up a string of losses in five straight game for Milone, moving him to 4-5 on the year. He takes that record, a 3.47 ERA and a 49:12 K:BB ratio into a matchup with the Astros Friday.
Street worked his way around two walks as he pitched a scoreless ninth inning to secure a 2-1 victory. He struck out one and improved his ERA to 4.42 after notching his 10th save of the season.
Zimmermann (7-2), who made his ninth start of the season, allowed a solo home run to Yonder Alonso in the second. He gave up a run-scoring single to Everth Cabrera that broke a tied game in the eighth. The right-hander was charged with two runs -- one earned -- and seven hits over eight innings of work in a 2-1 defeat.
Zimmermann has allowed one earned run or less in four of his last five starts. He is scheduled to make his next start Friday at home against the Phillies. He went 1-2 with a 3.71 ERA in three starts against Philadelphia last season.
The two-hit performance extends Mauer's hitting streak to 15 games and raises his season line to .351/.430/.503 in 172 plate appearances.